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" This activity of thought by which we are carried, not where we wish, but to a foreordained goal, is like the operation of destiny . . . This great law is embodied in the conception of truth and reality. The opinion which is fated to be ultimately agreed... "
That Noble Dream: The 'Objectivity Question' and the American Historical ... - Page 571
by Peter Novick - 1988 - 648 pages
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The Journal of Philosophy, Psychology and Scientific Methods, Volume 13

Philosophy - 1916
...pushed far enough, will give one certain solution to every question to which they can be applied." "This activity of thought by which we are carried,...foreordained goal, is like the operation of destiny. . . . This great law is embodied in the conception of truth and reality. The opinion which is fated...
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Situation Theory and Its Applications, Volume 2

Jon Barwise - Philosophy - 1991 - 637 pages
...Barwise, Jean Mark Gawron, Gordon Plotkin, and Syun Tutiya, eds. Copyright 1991, Stanford University. the same conclusion. This activity of thought by which...fore-ordained goal, is like the operation of destiny. . . . The opinion which is fated2 to be ultimately agreed to by all who investigate is what we mean...
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The Fateful Discourse of Worldly Things

David Halliburton - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 428 pages
...his processes, the results are found to move steadily together toward a destined centre. . . . The activity of thought by which we are carried, not where...to a fore-ordained goal, is like the operation of a destiny. No modification of the point of view taken, no selection of other facts for study, no natural...
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Needs, Values, Truth: Essays in the Philosophy of Value

David Wiggins - Law - 1998 - 398 pages
...with 1he most antagonistic views, but the progress of investigations carries them by a force outside themselves to one and the same conclusion This activity...destiny. No modification of the point of view taken, no selectionofotherfactsforstudy.no natural bent of mind even, can enable a man to escape the predestinate...
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Ethical Theory: The question of objectivity

James Rachels - Philosophy - 1998 - 250 pages
...with the most antagonistic views, but the progress of investigations carries them by a force outside themselves to one and the same conclusion This activity...destiny. No modification of the point of view taken, DO selection of other facts for study, no natural bent of mind even, can enable a man to escape the...
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Chance, Love, and Logic: Philosophical Essays

Charles Sanders Peirce - Philosophy - 1923 - 318 pages
...pushed far enough, will give one certain solution to every question to which they can be applied." " This activity of thought by which we are carried,...foreordained goal, is like the operation of destiny. . . . This great law is embodied in the conception of truth and reality. The opinion which is fated...
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Chicago School Pragmatism

John R. Shook - Philosophy - 2000 - 1400 pages
...pushed far enough, will give one certain solution to every question to which they can be applied." "This activity of thought by which we are carried,...fore-ordained goal, is like the operation of destiny... . This great law is embodied in the conception of truth and reality. The opinion which is fated to...
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Aesthetics and Analysis in Writing on Religion: Modern Fascinations

Daniel Gold - Philosophy - 2003 - 314 pages
...antagonistic views, but the progress of investigation carries them by a force outside of themselves to the same conclusion. This activity of thought by which...fore-ordained goal, is like the operation of destiny." ' ! As a pragmatist, Peirce saw meaning in results,14 so truth here is the end of investigative process....
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